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China's Soft Diplomacy at the Munich Security Conference
February 21, 2018
China's Soft Diplomacy at the Munich Security Conference
Against the rising tide of “China threat” rhetoric, senior diplomat Fu Ying tries a soft tone.
China's Soft Diplomacy at the Munich Security Conference
The Domestic Hazards in China’s Diplomacy
February 09, 2017
The Domestic Hazards in China’s Diplomacy
China's foreign policy decision-making process has serious flaws that need to be addressed.
The Domestic Hazards in China’s Diplomacy
The Chinese Communist Party International Department: Overlooked yet Ever Present
August 08, 2016
The Chinese Communist Party International Department: Overlooked yet Ever Present
Even seasoned China hands have often overlooked one of the most authoritative channels of CPC influence and power.
The Chinese Communist Party International Department: Overlooked yet Ever Present
China’s Foreign Policy Needs More ‘Doves’ Like Wu Jianmin
June 21, 2016
China’s Foreign Policy Needs More ‘Doves’ Like Wu Jianmin
Wu Jianmin was a rational dove, seeking to defend China’s national interests.
China’s Foreign Policy Needs More ‘Doves’ Like Wu Jianmin
Nepal Looks East to China
March 23, 2016
Nepal Looks East to China
Amid a nadir in ties with India, Nepal's prime minister looks to China for an alternate source of economic opportunity.
Nepal Looks East to China
China Is Recreating the American 'Hub-and-Spoke' System in Asia
September 11, 2015
China Is Recreating the American 'Hub-and-Spoke' System in Asia
What China's doing should be familiar to observers of U.S. Asia policy.
China Is Recreating the American 'Hub-and-Spoke' System in Asia
What Did China Bring to the Iran Talks?
July 23, 2015
What Did China Bring to the Iran Talks?
How China, as one of the seven main negotiating parties, approached the Iran talks.
What Did China Bring to the Iran Talks?
What to Expect From Chinese Diplomacy in 2015
March 10, 2015
What to Expect From Chinese Diplomacy in 2015
Four takeaways from Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s annual press conference.
What to Expect From Chinese Diplomacy in 2015
Can Atheistic China Play Conflict Mediator in ‘God’s Century’?
February 26, 2015
Can Atheistic China Play Conflict Mediator in ‘God’s Century’?
As China becomes more involved in international conflicts, it will need to understand the role of religion.
Can Atheistic China Play Conflict Mediator in ‘God’s Century’?
The New Silk Road and the Power of Ideas
February 10, 2015
The New Silk Road and the Power of Ideas
Much analysis is missing perhaps the most important potential role of China’s Silk Road aspirations.
The New Silk Road and the Power of Ideas
China’s Alternative Diplomacy
January 30, 2015
China’s Alternative Diplomacy
China has just made its biggest foreign policy adjustment in 25 years.
China’s Alternative Diplomacy
The Top 5 Achievements of Chinese Diplomacy in 2014
December 31, 2014
The Top 5 Achievements of Chinese Diplomacy in 2014
Despite some challenges, 2014 was a very good year for China’s diplomacy; 2015 will be more or less the same.
The Top 5 Achievements of Chinese Diplomacy in 2014
China’s Contradictory Foreign Policy
December 16, 2013
China’s Contradictory Foreign Policy
Why does China undermine its patient diplomacy with sudden announcements like the ADIZ?
China’s Contradictory Foreign Policy
Syrian Rebels Attack Chinese Diplomats, Embassy
September 13, 2013
Syrian Rebels Attack Chinese Diplomats, Embassy
Rebel forces vow to attack Beijing’s embassy in Damascus. Already a sniper has targeted its ambassador.
Syrian Rebels Attack Chinese Diplomats, Embassy
Beijing Mixes Business and Politics?
May 26, 2012
Beijing Mixes Business and Politics?
Chinese diplomacy has long prided itself on not mixing business with politics. The truth is more complicated.
Beijing Mixes Business and Politics?
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